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Congressional School seeks part-time After Care Counselors to join our Extended Hours Program (EHP) for the 2021-2022 school year. Our Extended Hours Program (EHP) Counselors offer safe, fun and educational childcare for our Preschool through 8th Grade students after school each day. The EHP Counselors also create a warm, nurturing and inclusive environment where each child is known and valued. Our EHP Counselors work Monday-Friday, 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm and report to the Auxiliary Programs Coordinator. All Congressional School employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a fun and safe aftercare experience for students
  • Plan and implement activities
  • Actively supervise students by interacting with them through indoor and outdoor play to ensure the safety of each child and encourage their participation in activities.
  • Help prepare and serve snacks, including sitting with children and assisting them as needed
  • Report to assigned duties such as study hall, playground, and crosswalk in a timely manner
  • Alert proper personnel about hazards and general upkeep
  • Meet and/or exceed all licensing standards
  • Recognize the individual needs of each child including medical and behavioral concerns
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding children and their families
  • Actively support the School's vision, mission and core values
  • Receive sixteen hours of Early Childhood Education training every 12 months
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Six months of experience working with children
  • Ability to lift or carry children weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Strong initiative and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
  • A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset

Posted date: 16 days ago

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